Staff Profiles: Professional Practice in Physical Education and School Sport

Pauline Williams staff profile

Dr. Pauline Williams

Academic Subject Leader: Sports Leadership, Education & Society

Sports Leadership, Education and Society

The learning experience of students is Pauline's key interest. In particular, Pauline has worked with International students and those progressing from non-traditional pathways into education. Her current connections are focussed in Sport with National Governing Bodies and other key organisations where learners come to Education from a wide diversity of experiences.

Paul Garner

Paul Garner

Senior Lecturer in Sports Coaching

Sports Leadership, Education and Society

Paul delivers on the postgraduate MSc in Sports Coaching, combining a wealth of practical experience with an academic background in sports coaching.

Dr. Jonathan Hughes

Dr. Jonathan Hughes

Senior Lecturer in Strength and Conditioning

Applied Sport and Exercise Sciences

Jonathan joined the University in 2012 after undertaking PhD research at Massey University in New Zealand. Jonathan is a member of the UK Strength and Conditioning Association (UKSCA) and an Accredited Strength and Conditioning Coach (ASCC).

Will Roberts

Will Roberts

Senior Lecturer in Sport and Exercise

Sports Leadership, Education and Society

Having worked in sport all of my life I have been fortunate that these experiences have formed the basis of my critical appreciation of sport and physical culture, exploring the ways that young people engage in society through sport.

Rosanna Armstrong

Rosanna Armstrong

Lecturer in Physical Education

Sports Leadership, Education and Society

Rosanna appreciates a mature and developmental view of education. In order to humanise the learning process, she believes in working alongside students to develop their understanding of the teacher’s role in education and society.

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Dr. Natalie Campbell

Senior Lecturer

Sports Leadership, Education and Society

Natalie is a Senior Lecturer and delivers modules in sociology, psychology, inclusive sport/PA/PE, professional development and research methods.

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David Goodger

Lecturer in Education

Teacher Education

David teaches as a member of the English and professional studies teams, following a varied career which included working as a senior leader in primary school and for local authority advisory teams.

Dr. Claire Mills

Dr. Claire Mills

Senior Lecturer in Sports Education and Coaching

Applied Sport and Exercise Sciences

Claire joined the university in 2004, having previously worked in schools and higher education institutions. As a Senior Lecturer and a fellow of the Higher Education Academy, she contributes to both undergraduate and postgraduate programmes.

Dr. Haydn Morgan

Dr. Haydn Morgan

Senior Lecturer in Sport and Exercise

Sports Leadership, Education and Society

Sport has provided me with many wonderful opportunities and life experiences. These experiences often form the foundation of my academic work and inspire my critical exploration of sporting practices.

Dr. Emily Ryall

Dr. Emily Ryall

Reader in Applied Philosophy

Applied Sport and Exercise Sciences

I love thinking deeply about issues related to sport, games and play. There are so many interesting philosophical questions about the nature and value of these activities as part of a good life.